Archive for June, 2011

Managing Your Diabetic Dog’s Blood Sugar Levels

Dogs with canine diabetes must be managed carefully, with diet and insulin.

Dogs with canine diabetes must be managed carefully, with diet and insulin.

If you live with a dog with diabetes, you know how important it is to keep her blood sugar levels as close to normal as possible.  These tips can help.
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What’s The Best Diabetic Cat Food?

Dry cat food is a bad choice for a feline diabetic.

Dry cat food is a bad choice for a feline diabetic.

What’s the best food for a diabetic cat?  This is a question that owners of cats with diabetes ask often.  You may be surprised at the answer.
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Canine Diabetes — Is Your Dog At Risk?

Canine Diabetes is often seen in Golden Retrievers

Canine Diabetes is often seen in Golden Retrievers

Canine diabetes was probably the furthest thing from your mind when you brought your new puppy home.   But ignorance isn’t bliss when it comes to diabetes in dogs.  If you have a canine companion, you owe it to her to be aware of her risk for becoming a diabetic dog.

The most important risk factor for a dog is being too heavy.
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Diabetes In Cats — Questions And Answers

Checking a diabetic cat's blood sugar.

Checking a diabetic cat’s blood sugar.

Diabetes in cats is becoming a major health issue for our feline friends.  If your kitty has been diagnosed with feline diabetes, you probably wonder what the future holds for him.

The good news is that your friend will more than likely be around for many years.
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Natural Remedies For Dogs With Diabetes

Natural remedies for dogs may be helpful in controlling canine diabetes.

Natural remedies for dogs may be helpful in controlling canine diabetes.

If your dog has canine diabetes, is insulin the only answer for controlling his blood sugar levels?  Scientific research has shown that many herbs can help to keep blood sugar at normal levels.  These four herbs for dogs may help your diabetic canine.
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Feline Diabetes — Three Tips For Managing It

Managing your diabetic cat doesn't have to be complicated.

Managing your diabetic cat doesn't have to be complicated.

If your kitty has been diagnosed with feline diabetes, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed.  Diabetes in cats is a complex subject, and there’s a lot to learn, seemingly all at once.  But if you focus on these three areas, life will be easier, for both you and your kitty.
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What Is The Best Diabetic Dog Food?

Dogs with diabetes need a diet that's low in carbs.

Dogs with diabetes need a diet that’s low in carbs.

If you have a diabetic dog, you probably think she should be eating the prescription diet your vet sells.  This may not be a good idea for your pet.  Read on to find out why.
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Feline Diabetes And Your Cat

Feline diabetes is often treated with insulin injections.

Feline diabetes is often treated with insulin injections.

If your kitty has just been diagnosed as a feline diabetic, you’re not alone.  The sad truth is that feline diabetes is on the upswing.  More and more cats are developing this health issue.  Read on for the basic information you need to care for your diabetic cat.
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Diabetes In Dogs — Can You Prevent It?

Prevent diabetes in dogs by feeding your puppy a good diet right from the start!

Prevent diabetes in dogs by feeding your puppy a good diet right from the start!

Why is canine diabetes becoming such a problem among our four-footed friends?  Vets are seeing more diabetic dogs all the time.  Why is this happening?  You may be surprised at the answer.
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Tips For Caring For Your Diabetic Cat

If your cat has feline diabetes, you may use a glucometer to check his blood sugar levels

If your cat has feline diabetes, you may use a glucometer to check his blood sugar levels

Feline diabetes is on the rise among our furry friends.  Most people don’t know much about diabetes in cats, but if your kitty is a feline diabetic, you have a lot to learn, in a short time.  First, a quick lesson on how insulin works.
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